Preventing Underage Drinking -- Parents, Children and Alcohol
August 21, 2017
Hosted by Dr. Brad Krevor with Dr. William DeJong, Kathie Durbin, Major Mark Willingham, Scott Wexler, Charles Curie
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The Host and Co-host will be interviewing Ralph Blackman, CEO of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility. We will explore with our guest the areas of preventing underage drinking, binge drinking and alcohol overuse and misuse. Programs and approaches that have proven effective in bringing rates of underage drinking down over the past several years will be highlighted. Particular attention will be given to the critical role parents play in preventing their children and teens from consuming alcohol. Tips for parents on how to talk to their children about alcohol will be shared. The need for ongoing, comprehensive approaches including school based programs, community based youth organizations, faith based groups and use of social media in order to implement successful prevention efforts will be reviewed.
Alcohol Across America – A Project of the RRForum
Monday at 1 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel
Alcohol Across America, hosted by Dr. Brad Krevor, examines trends and issues on the impact of beverage alcohol on economy, health, safety, and American culture. Each week, AAA focuses on one issue.
Alcohol and community: Kathie Durbin, Montgomery County Liquor Control explores how communities balance a vibrant hospitality industry with public health and safety. Maj. Mark Willingham, Alcohol Solutions, explores how alcohol liability litigation impacts over-service and over-consumption.
College drinking: William DeJong, Boston University, explores trends in student alcohol use and abuse with leading colleges and universities.
The changing alcohol industry: Scott Wexler, The Empire State Restaurant and Tavern Association, explores how the alcohol marketplace is changing and how the industry itself might be part of the solution.
Alcohol and health: Charles Curie, former Administrator of SAMHSA, explores innovations in understanding alcohol and health.
Dr. Brad Krevor with Dr. William DeJong, Kathie Durbin, Major Mark Willingham, Scott Wexler, Charles Curie
Brad S. Krevor, Ph.D. is President of the Responsible Retailing Forum Inc., RRForum, a 501(C) 3 non-profit foundation whose dual objectives are to identify and promulgate Best Practices for Responsible Retailing, and engage public and private stakeholders in examinations of RR policy. Dr. Krevor has been the Principal Investigator for National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research awards to translate RRForum research findings into sustainable Responsible Retailing systems for cities, states and trade associations, and a US Dept. of Justice Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws research project to examine non-punitive strategies to improve age-verification. From 1990-2009, he served as a Senior Research Associate at the Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University. From 1989 to 1998, he was the Executive Director of the Tobacco Control Resource Center in Boston, a leading national tobacco control advocacy group.